Created for Students
USC Visions and Voices: The Arts and Humanities Initiative was established in 2006 by USC President C. L. Max Nikias during his tenure as provost. The initiative was created to enrich the academic experience of USC students through a deep engagement in the arts and humanities.
Open to Everyone
Though created for USC students, most Visions and Voices events are open to the general public. See the event listing for specific admission policies.
The Experience L.A. series gives opportunities for USC students to attend events throughout Southern California. Experience L.A. events are open to USC students only with valid ID, and students must use the provided transportation to participate.
A primary goal of Visions and Voices is to help our students and audience members gain a deeper understanding of and engagement in the arts, so most events include an interactive or reflective component, such as pre- or post-show Q&As and workshops.
Due to attrition, Visions and Voices events with free admission are overbooked to ensure capacity. Therefore, seating is not guaranteed based on RSVP status. Individuals with advance reservations check in at events on a first-come, first-served basis. If a venue reaches capacity, we will be unable to admit guests, regardless of RSVP status. For ticketed events, we will not give away tickets that have been purchased.
USC includes two campuses—the University Park Campus and the Health Sciences Campus. When visiting campus, please allot extra time for arrival, parking, finding the venue, and event check-in. Campus maps are available at parking kiosks. Both campuses are easily accessible via public transportation. For info on maps, directions, parking, and public transportation, click here.